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Iran nuclear deal in jeopardy after latest enrichment breach

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Tehran defiant in face of condemnation by European signatories to joint comprehensive plan of action
The Iran nuclear deal was put on life support on Sunday after Iran took a further step to breach its rules by taking its low-enriched uranium limit over the agreed threshold.It was the second Iranian breach of the agreement in a matter of weeks, although Iran took only a relatively modest step by increasing enrichment from the agreed 3.7% level – enough to generate to civil nuclear power – to 5%, still well below the 20% threshold that is seen as putting Iran on course to developing a nuclear bomb. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/07/un-inspectors-to-verify-iran-claim-it-has-broken-nuclear-deal

Author : Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

Publish date : 2019-07-07 22:16:16

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